Filipinos working in Canada will now have easier access to home loans. Their government’s mutual housing fund known as Pag-IBIG has opened a service desk in Toronto.

The Home Development Mutual Fund says that Canada has the 6th highest number of Filipinos with housing loans through the fund and there are 700,000 Filipinos in Canada. Worldwide the fund has 15.9 million members.

Pag-IBIG says that it has already had meetings with CMHC’s president Evan Siddall to help strengthen ties with the Canadian community.

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